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V4 International Culture Week in Jiaxing

V4 International Culture Week was held in Jiaxing City of Zhejiang Province from Jun.29th to Jul.5th, 2022, jointly organized by the Consulate General of Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia in Shanghai and Jiaxing People’s Municipal Government.

The Culture week launched in the outdoor area of Nanhu Place, a modern commercial center located near the Nanhu Lake, with the participation of the Consuls General of the V4 countries, vice mayor of Jiaxing City and other government representatives.

The International Culture Week is composed of several parts, including featured sports games, livestreaming from cities in V4 countries, Art Exhibition, Leadership Forum, and Jiaxing-V4 Conference on Culture and Tourism Cooperation. From Czechia the live streaming from Prague was broadcast on Jun.29th, from 18:00-19:00. In this one hour livestreaming, the host took the audience for a visit of famous tourist spots, including the Old Town Square, Prague Astronomical Clock, Old Town Hall, Charles Bridge and Prague Castle. During their “walk” the audience also learned more about the city’s history and present.

On June 30, 2022, several V4 exhibitions opened in the modern premises of the Jiaxing City Library - art exhibition, famous historical figures exhibition, Nobel Prize laureates exhibition and an exhibition of selected innovations.

Czech Nobel Prize winners Jaroslav Heyrovský and Jaroslav Seifert were presented, as well as a number of famous historical figures, including Charles IV, Johann Gregor Mendel, Josef Ressel, Otto Wichterle, Prokop Diviš, Jan Amos Komenský and others. Presentation of technologies and products from Czech companies such as Tescan and FN-Nano, which are also active on the Chinese market, emphasized Czech strength in technology and innovation.